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By Burt Lindquist
From: Madison, WI
Jun 16, 2008
Hey George-

If you are considering Hip Resurfacing as an option for corrective surgery for your hip issue please feel free to e-mail me. I received a shiny new all metal hip joint in January of 2007 and I now can rock and ice climb as well as I ever have (well almost).

By Leo Hski
Nov 18, 2008
Yes, resurfacing is the way to go. My hip x-ray looked just like yours- much better now with a Birmingham resurfacing.

By George Bell
From: Boulder, CO
Dec 31, 2012
Thanks, guys! I am Hip Resurfaced and doing great, 5 years post-op! No more ice climbing for me, though. Too dangerous!
By William Thiry
From: Lakewood, CO
Nov 22, 2013
Hi George. I just came across this and was wondering: what was the nature of your hip problem? Was it a result of (ice) climbing? Are you fully recovered and out there rock climbing?
By George Bell
From: Boulder, CO
Aug 24, 2015
Hi, William. My hip problem was not a result of ice climbing. I believe it was genetic predisposition perhaps exacerbated by a bad fall directly on my right hip skiing (when I was 22).
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Hip trouble ...

Submitted By: George Bell on Jun 15, 2008
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